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Theodore de Bry - America: The Complete Plates 1590-1602

When the 'New World' was really new, the Frankfurt publisher and engraver Theodore de Bry drew inspiration from some of history’s greatest explorers to record its wonders.

Author
Michiel van Groesen (ed.) Larry E. Tise
Date
23 May 2019

From Virginia and Florida to Brazil, his work captivated the European imagination with visions of freshly discovered landscapes, customs, and peoples. This reproduction brings together his finest engravings of travel accounts from adventurers like José de Acosta, Girolamo Benzoni, Francis Drake, Jean de Léry, Walter Raleigh, and Hans Staden.

Research for this reproduction is based on the book The Representations of the Overseas World in the De Bry Collection of Voyages (1590-1634).

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